Callison-Lough Funeral Home

605 West Central Avenue, Bentonville, AR

Loyd 'Junior' Edmonson

Fayetteville, AR

1926 - 2012

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Published: January 3, 2013

Loyd "Junior" Edmonson was born Sept. 20, 1926, in LaRue, Ark., to the late Loyd G. and Violet Campbell Edmonson. He departed this life on Dec. 31, 2012, at the Fayetteville Veterans Home in Fayetteville, Ark., where he resided.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters, one sister preceding him by 14 days.

He is survived by one sister, Etta Craine of Springdale, Ark.; and several nieces and nephews that loved him.

Junior was a veteran of World War II. He was drafted in 1945 and served stateside until 1949. He was a Baptist and spent the last year of his life longing to "Go Home."

Funeral service will be held on Friday, Jan. 4, at 1 p.m. at Callison-Lough Funeral Home in Rogers. Interment will be held at Austin Cemetery near Best, Ark., with military honors.

Services are under the care of Callison-Lough Funeral Home of Rogers.

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